It’s a question every Democratic presidential candidate knows is coming, and yet it always trips them up.
They have struggled at every debate so far this year when asked if they support higher taxes not just on the rich but on the middle class, as part of ’ ambitious domestic policy agenda.
Debate moderator George Stephanopoulos asked Sen. (D-Mass.) at the Houston debate last month about universal health care: “Will middle-class taxes go up?”
“Let’s be clear about health care,” Warren said, launching into an explanation about how middle-class Americans would pay less under a universal health care system. Warren implied that taxes would go up, but refused to give Stephanopoulos a direct answer. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) also